The People Partner will drive and execute HR strategies to ensure a great employee experience while supporting MCS’ operational goals and objectives. Reporting to the School Director, the People Partner will work closely across all departments to design and execute on our people strategy including developing and implementing programs related to onboarding, offboarding, employee engagement, training, union and labor relations, and DEI initiatives.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The People Partner will be responsible for the following scope of work:
? Engagement, Performance Evaluation & Communication
? Implement innovative, out-of-the-box strategies to excite and engage employees in the organizational mission
? Serve as strategic advisor to leaders across the school around effective human resources management practices to improve work relationships, build morale and increase performance and retention
? Design and conduct semi-annual employee engagement strategies to assess workplace culture, team and management dynamic
? Facilitate mid-year and annual staff evaluation process in tandem with directors and assistant directors that assesses annual and learning goals progress
? Establish a clear, equitable conflict resolution process anchored in MCS’ core values and commitment to advocacy
? Mediate employee relations matters resolving employee and managerial inquiries and concerns
? Develop an excellent service model for efficient HR processes, i.e. onboarding/offboarding, performance evaluations, benefits management, employee relations issues, payroll, etc.
? Monitor HR inquiries via email and in-person communications to build a transparent communication process
? Liaison with union representatives to resolve all unionized employee-related concerns
? Draft HR-related organization-wide communications for the Director
? Work with senior leaders to identify their recruitment needs and design, develop, and manage the full hiring process
? Develop standard job descriptions aligned with competency maps for each role
? Build and maintain diverse candidate pipelines through networking and educational partnership
? Represent MCS at external and virtual hiring and job fairs to increase the school’s visibility
? Conduct quarterly recruiting meeting with managers to stay abreast on talent needs and performance
PEO Management & Compensation
? Oversee ADP TotalSource PEO implementation process and utilization
? Coordinate employees on the ADP TotalSource PEO enrollment and leave process
? Facilitate annual compensation reviews with the Director and prepare the necessary documentation
? Manage employee compensation updates in conjunction with senior leaders
? Review and approve payrolls via ADP TotalSource PEO to ensure accuracy
? Manage special situations including garnishments (e.g. child support, tax levies) and state agency requests (e.g. unemployment, disability, payroll taxes)
? Passionate commitment to MCS’ mission and to high standards of excellence
? Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop productive working relationships with stakeholders across functional and organizational lines
? Experience with ADP TotalSource PEO or another PEO is a plus
? Experience resolving employee relations matters with union and non-union employees and translating CBAs guidelines
? Bachelor degree with at least 6-8 years of HR work experience
? At least 5 years of Human Resources or related experience
? Professional in Human Resources (PHR) preferred; SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, etc. is a plus
? Working knowledge of FMLA, COBRA, ADA, ACA, ERISA, CARES, FFCRA and FLSA and retirement plan and other (health insurance, disability, dental, etc.) benefits administration
? Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
? Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and ADP HRB/Portal Administration (a must)
? Demonstrated knowledge with work experience may substitute for a certificate
? Meticulous attention to detail with an ability to produce high-quality work in a dynamic environment
? Experience with a growing organization or upstate/downstate campuses is a plus.
MCS offers a competitive compensation package, commensurate with the level of experience, plus benefits.
To Apply: Please send a resume and three (3) references to Ruben Ortiz email@example.com. No phone calls, please.